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I am Assistant Professor at the Department of Management and Technology at Bocconi University. I got a PhD from Copenhagen Business School and a Master of Science in Economics from Bocconi University. Here you can find my full CV

My research interests are in the field of corporate governance and family firms. Furthermore, I am interested in the interactions between finance and innovation, and in the behavioral aspects of corporate decision-making. Here is the link to my Google Scholar page.



Strategic Management Journal, forthcoming
Local political uncertainty, family control and investment behavior (with Alessandro Minichilli)
Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, forthcoming
Social capital and family control
Explorations in Economic History (2017), 65:106-114
​​​​​​​​Executive gender, competitive pressures, and corporate performance  (with Orsola Garofalo)
Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization (2016), 131: 308-327

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Corporate governance and green innovation  (with Morten Bennedsen)
Journal of Environmental Economics and Management (2016), 75: 54-72

​​​​​Companies learning to innovate in recessions
Research Policy (2015), 44: 1574-1583

​​​​​​​​​​​Gender interactions within the family firm  (with Orsola Garofalo and Alessandro Minichilli)
Management Science (2014), 60: 1083-1097

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​CEO succession mechanisms, organizational context, and performance: a socio-emotional wealth perspective on family-controlled firms  (with Alessandro MinichilliGuido Corbetta and Mattias Nordqvist)
Journal of Management Studies (2014), 51: 1153-1179

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The value of local political connections in a low-corruption environment  (with Morten Bennedsen)
Journal of Financial Economics (2013), 110: 387-402

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Credit supply and corporate innovation  (with Cedric Schneider and Alminas Zaldokas)
Journal of Financial Economics (2013), 109: 835-855

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​How do managerial successions shape corporate financial policies in family firms?  (with Alessandro Minichilli and Guido Corbetta)
Journal of Corporate Finance (2011), 17: 1016-1027




Unfamiliar family firms (with Mircea Epure and Orsola Garofalo)

CEO education and corporate environmental footprint (with Morten Bennedsen, Birthe Larsen and Philip Rosenbaum)

Pay inequality and gender dynamics at the top (with Orsola Garofalo)

Board connections and debt structure in family firms (with Paolo Colla, Guido Corbetta and Stefano Caselli)

Family control and trust during a financial crisis (with Mircea Epure)



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